The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 91 127 172
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +45
Contract jobs citing REST 114 96 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 1.36% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 4.60% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 41
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.15% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1655 2087 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.98% 29.49% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1634 1620
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
REST
London

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 96 (46.60%) Java
2 87 (42.23%) Web Services
3 83 (40.29%) SOAP
4 74 (35.92%) HTML
5 72 (34.95%) TDD
6 70 (33.98%) JavaScript
7 64 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (30.58%) Scrum
9 61 (29.61%) XML
10 58 (28.16%) JSON
11 51 (24.76%) CSS
12 49 (23.79%) .NET
12 49 (23.79%) BDD
13 44 (21.36%) C#
14 42 (20.39%) Finance
14 42 (20.39%) Ajax
15 41 (19.90%) SOA
16 40 (19.42%) OO
17 39 (18.93%) jQuery
18 38 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
18 38 (18.45%) SQL
19 35 (16.99%) Spring
20 33 (16.02%) MVC
20 33 (16.02%) HTTP
21 32 (15.53%) HTML5
22 30 (14.56%) QA
22 30 (14.56%) Banking
23 29 (14.08%) SQL Server
23 29 (14.08%) Linux
24 28 (13.59%) MySQL

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.37%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.88%) Node.js
3 7 (3.40%) IIS
4 6 (2.91%) Apache
4 6 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.94%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.97%) FileNet
7 2 (0.97%) Jetty
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.97%) Confluence
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.97%) Documentum
7 2 (0.97%) SAS
7 2 (0.97%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.43%) PaaS
3 4 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.94%) SaaS
4 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.02%) HTTP
2 10 (4.85%) Internet
3 9 (4.37%) SSL
4 8 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) LDAP
5 3 (1.46%) VoIP
6 2 (0.97%) FTP
6 2 (0.97%) 3G
6 2 (0.97%) Firewall
6 2 (0.97%) 2G
6 2 (0.97%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.97%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.97%) 4G
7 1 (0.49%) Network Security
7 1 (0.49%) SSH
7 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.59%) MySQL
3 23 (11.17%) MongoDB
4 21 (10.19%) Relational Database
5 18 (8.74%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (3.88%) SQLite
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.43%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.46%) Big Data
12 3 (1.46%) Redis
13 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.97%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 25 (12.14%) Subversion
2 22 (10.68%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.19%) Maven
4 20 (9.71%) Cucumber
5 16 (7.77%) Selenium
6 12 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.85%) JUnit
8 9 (4.37%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.88%) JIRA
10 7 (3.40%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.40%) Capybara
11 6 (2.91%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.91%) JBehave
12 5 (2.43%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.43%) Ant
12 5 (2.43%) Toad
12 5 (2.43%) Robotium
12 5 (2.43%) Calabash
12 5 (2.43%) eggPlant
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 30 (14.56%) Banking
3 10 (4.85%) Marketing
4 7 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.91%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.43%) Front Office
7 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.94%) Legal
8 3 (1.46%) Advertising
8 3 (1.46%) Back Office
8 3 (1.46%) Games
9 2 (0.97%) Retail
9 2 (0.97%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (61.65%) Developer
2 38 (18.45%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.14%) Architect
5 21 (10.19%) .NET Developer
6 12 (5.83%) Lead Developer
7 10 (4.85%) Analyst
7 10 (4.85%) Web Developer
7 10 (4.85%) iOS Developer
8 9 (4.37%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (3.88%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) PHP Developer
11 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (2.43%) UI Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.43%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (1.94%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (42.23%) Web Services
2 83 (40.29%) SOAP
3 74 (35.92%) HTML
4 61 (29.61%) XML
5 58 (28.16%) JSON
6 51 (24.76%) CSS
7 49 (23.79%) .NET
8 42 (20.39%) Ajax
9 39 (18.93%) jQuery
10 35 (16.99%) Spring
11 32 (15.53%) HTML5
12 26 (12.62%) CSS3
13 25 (12.14%) Java EE
13 25 (12.14%) JMS
14 24 (11.65%) WCF
15 23 (11.17%) ASP.NET
16 19 (9.22%) Hibernate
16 19 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (7.77%) Middleware
18 13 (6.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.25%) Open Source
2 16 (7.77%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.94%) Social Media
5 4 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.46%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.97%) Handset
7 2 (0.97%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.97%) FMCG
7 2 (0.97%) iPhone
7 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.08%) Linux
2 18 (8.74%) UNIX
2 18 (8.74%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.28%) Android
3 15 (7.28%) Windows
4 5 (2.43%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.95%) TDD
2 64 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (30.58%) Scrum
4 49 (23.79%) BDD
5 41 (19.90%) SOA
6 40 (19.42%) OO
7 38 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (16.02%) MVC
9 19 (9.22%) Web Development
10 18 (8.74%) Unit Testing
11 16 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.28%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.80%) Kanban
14 13 (6.31%) Project Management
14 13 (6.31%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.31%) UML
15 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
15 12 (5.83%) iOS Development
16 10 (4.85%) Content Management
17 9 (4.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 96 (46.60%) Java
2 70 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.36%) C#
4 38 (18.45%) SQL
5 28 (13.59%) Ruby
6 21 (10.19%) PHP
7 10 (4.85%) C++
8 9 (4.37%) Python
9 8 (3.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.40%) XPath
10 7 (3.40%) C
10 7 (3.40%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.40%) Scala
11 6 (2.91%) Perl
12 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.43%) Groovy
13 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.46%) XQuery
15 2 (0.97%) XAML
15 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.77%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) Puppet
2 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.97%) Control-M
3 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Oracle
2 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.28%) JBoss
4 10 (4.85%) Adobe
5 7 (3.40%) Apple
6 5 (2.43%) IBM
7 4 (1.94%) Sybase
7 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.94%) Google
8 3 (1.46%) StreamServe
8 3 (1.46%) Cerillion
8 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.97%) Sun
9 2 (0.97%) Akamai
9 2 (0.97%) F5
9 2 (0.97%) Splunk
9 2 (0.97%) HP
9 2 (0.97%) Informatica
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.97%) Talend
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